One good rain week is not enough

Smith, Ron
June 2013
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;6/14/2013, p3
The article reports that the precipitation which fell on west Texas on the first week of June 2013 is not enough to offset the extended hot, dry summer spell. Days of rainfall benefited King and Dickens Counties, with both receiving three inches of rain. The Lubbock Forecast Office forecasts the arrival of the first, hot dry weather of the year, negating the effects of the previous rainy days. Reservoir recharge is expected to show little or no improvement.


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